Nutrition

Calcium: For strong bones, muscle function, and so much more!

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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We all know that calcium is essential for strong bones and teeth, but what else does it do? How about its critical roles in muscle contractions, nerve impulses, blood clotting, and cellular metabolism?
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diet Nutrition

Do cheat meals make diet sense?

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Do you cheat? Cheat meals are an eating approach of adhering to a clean diet 90% of the time and cheating on 10% of meals (or even ratios of 80:20), or a complete day of modestly indulging in the not so healthy craved foods. Can cheating help you, or ...
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Resume Writing for Fitness Professionals

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Stacey Penney MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Fitness professionals need to understand the importance of a well-written resume. It doesn't matter if you’re applying at a local health club, university, or sports ...
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chocolate

The Delicious Truth About Dark Chocolate

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Have you ever wondered if dark chocolate is actually heart healthy? According to many news reports, dark chocolate appears to have many properties to help combat heart disease (1). Can this actually be true or ...
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Q & A

Training and Relationships: An Interview with Gabby Reece

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Does training with your romantic partner benefit high-level athletes and personal trainers? Get the inside scoop from NASM-CPT and pro-athlete Gabby Reece on training with her surfing-legend husband Laird Hamilton.
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Winter Sports

Nutrition Considerations for Winter Sports Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS The physiological demands of exercising in the cold are a bit different than that of a more mild climate. The body tries to maintain a temperature of 98.6oF while it’s losing heat and moisture with every ...
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Mixed Phase Winter Sports Circuit

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Incorporate the Rush of Winter Sports into Client Workouts How can you translate the excitement and appeal of winter sports into your client’s workouts? How about incorporating winter sports training moves into a themed circuit using a mixed phase ...
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Winter Sports

Train Like an Elite Winter Athlete

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES The first Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC on the plains of Olympia (1). This year some of the world’s greatest athletes will gather to compete for winter gold. While much has changed since the ancient ...
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Hydration Nutrition

Hydration for Health and Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic ...
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Running Pain: When Mileage and Dysfunction Meet

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Running tops the charts as one of the most popular fitness activities. According to Running USA, women are out-participating men in road races at every distance except the full marathon. Even for teens it is ...
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